5 Simple Steps To Giving Feedback People Actually Listen To, According to an Exec Coach

A critical 21st century success skill for leaders is to be able to communicate and provide feedback effectively. Barbara’s cheeks were burning red. Her heart rate was galloping, ready to jump out of her chest. Her palms are sweaty, clammy, and cold. She could barely hear what the looming figure standing in front of her was saying. That’s because Barbara’s …

A Different Way To Set Your New Year’s Resolutions

I love fresh beginnings. The new year is the perfect time to reflect on your year, your life, and yourself. But when it comes to setting my New Year’s resolutions, instead of reflection, I use a slightly different technique. I create my resolutions based on the coaching concept of “feedforward” (vs. feedback). Getting feedback and reflecting on your past performance focuses …